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Man narrowly escapes after jumping onto Metro tracks

Metro is crediting a train operator and two Metro Transit Police officers with saving a man who jumped onto the tracks Tuesday night.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 05:16pm EDT

US marshals in NYC shootout; suspect wounded

US marshals in New York City shootout; fugitive wanted in Virginia, North Carolina is wounded

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Actor Kevin Spacey has a stint in D.C. and it's not with 'House of Cards'

Two-time Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey will be in the nation's capital soon, but not to film his Netflix series, "House of Cards." He'll show off his vocal talents at the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington for a one-night-only concert Sept. 29.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:53pm EDT

Coming to Tysons Galleria: a new font

The Tysons Galleria is home to some of the nation's most upscale retailers Hugo Boss, Cartier, Burberry, Chanel, Coach, Gucci, Saks Fifth Avenue. Its signs don't match its ritz.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:52pm EDT

Soldier who shot self at base had earned medals

Army: Soldier who shot, killed herself at Virginia Army base earned past commendations

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:48pm EDT

Arlington to give high school freshmen Macbooks

Arlington Public Schools will give a new Macbook Air to every 9th grader in Wakefield, Washington-Lee and Yorktown high schools this school year.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:45pm EDT

Fallon to lead honors as Leno wins top humor prize

Jimmy Fallon to lead honors as Jay Leno wins top humor prize at Kennedy Center in DC

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:42pm EDT

Last original store at Reston's Lake Anne Plaza closing after 44 years

Lakeside Pharmacy, which has been operating at Lake Anne Plaza for 44 years, will shut its doors on Sept. 22.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Baltimore officer pleads guilty to killing puppy

Baltimore officer pleads guilty to beating, choking girlfriend's puppy, texting her a photo

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Journalist killing highlights role of freelancers

Killing of journalist in Syria highlights work of freelancers covering the conflict

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:24pm EDT

The National Zoo welcomes a pair of bison

Marking its 125th anniversary, the National Zoo is getting back to its roots. It's putting on exhibit, for the first time in a decade, a pair of animals responsible for the zoo's founding -- Bison.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 03:59pm EDT

Redskins, Bucs eager to get final look at backups

Ready or not, starters unlikely to play much when Redskins and Bucs conclude preseason

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Correction: William and Mary Renovation story

Correction: William and Mary-Stadium Renovation story

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 02:20pm EDT

EPA honors Va. teacher for environmental education

Cumberland County teacher receives EPA award for environmental education

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Baltimore police commissioner gets OK for 6 years

Baltimore City Council confirm Batts as police commissioner for 6 more years

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Tropical storms mean dangerous rip currents for region

All along the eastern seaboard, from Florida up to Boston, a moderate to high risk for rip currents is being forecast.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 01:44pm EDT

Virginia students make gains on revised math SOLs

Va. students make gains on math SOLs; pass rates flat on more rigorous English, science tests

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Ballston restaurant challenge winner plans winter opening

Christiana Campos, the new restaurateur who won the Ballston Business Improvement District's Restaurant Challenge this year, plans to open her new restaurant this winter.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Toddler dies in northern Va. pool incident

Girl, 20 months, drowns in apparent pool accident in Woodbridge, Va.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 12:30pm EDT

Crumbs cupcake shops could reopen in the D.C. region

Good news for Crumbs fans: Some of the cupcake company's D.C.-area stores could reopen after a federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved the sale of the company to a new owner.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 11:54am EDT
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